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Rahul Sharma vows to give up cricket if found guilty (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Jallandhar, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors' players Rahul Sharma and Wayne Parnell claimed Monday that they don't use drugs and they were at the wrong place at the wrong time ... Read more...

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Was at the wrong place at wrong time: Parnell


May 21st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors' South African fast bowler Wayne Parnell claimed Monday that he doesn't do drugs and was at the wrong place at the wrong time when ... Read more...

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Six South African rugby players feared drowned


March 27th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 27 (IANS) Six South African rugby players were feared drowned after being swept out to the sea at Port Elizabeth, Xinhua reported.The players were having a swim ... Read more...

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Werner Coetzee has a lucky escape from a Great White Shark attack


December 24th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A South African angler counts himself lucky to be alive after a horrific encounter with a great white shark. Werner Coetzee says he was just moments away ... Read more...

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Taylor, Fleming want Watson to cut down on workload


October 24th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Australian cricket captain Mark Taylor has said that all-rounder Shane Watson should remain a Test opener to manage his workload in both all forms of ... Read more...

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Trott is leading run scorer in World Cup, Strauss second (Statistical Highlights)


March 18th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) England batsman Jonathan Trott became the leading run getter in the 2011 World Cup after he scored a valuable 47 in his team's 18-run win over ... Read more...

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Watson, Haddin in record first-wicket stand for Australia at World Cup


March 17th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Shane Watson and Brad Haddin's first-wicket stand of 183 runs against Canada in a Group A match Wednesday is Australia's highest at the World Cup.The partnership ... Read more...

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Mike Denness incident ’shocked and shattered’ Tendulkar


February 6th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) In an unblemished career, it was the infamous Mike Denness affair in the 2001 series in South Africa that "shocked and shattered" batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar ... Read more...

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Team that handles pressure better will clinch series: Dhoni


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, Jan 22 (IANS) Neither India nor South Africa will have an edge as they clash in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) here Sunday to decide the closely-fought series.South ... Read more...

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Kohli, Yuvraj record best ever figures in Port Elizabeth (Match highlights)


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, Jan 22 (IANS) Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh produced the best ever batting and bowling figures by an Indian at St. George's Park in the fourth One-day International against ... Read more...

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India lose by 48 runs through D/L; series levelled (Lead)


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, Jan 22 (IANS) India lost to South Africa by 48 runs through Duckworth and Lewis (D/L) method in the rain-interrupted fourth one day international here Friday, with the five-match ... Read more...

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India lose fourth ODI by 48 runs through D/L method


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, Jan 22 (IANS) India lost by 48 runs to South Africa in the rain-marred fourth ODI through Duckworth and Lewis (D/L) method to level the five-match series 2-2 here Friday. ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: South Africa innings, fourth ODI


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, Jan 21 (IANS) Scoreboard of South African innings in the fourth ODI against India here Friday.South Africa:Hashim Amla run out (Kohli/Dhoni) 64 Graeme Smith c Harbhajan Singh b ... Read more...

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Duminy prevents South Africa’s collapse, India need 266 to win (Lead)


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, Jan 21 (IANS) Jean Paul Duminy struck 71 and raised vital partnerships with the lower order as South Africa scored 265 for seven against India in the fourth ODI ... Read more...

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South Africa set India 266-run target


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, Jan 21 (IANS) Jean Paul Duminy struck 71 as South Africa scored 265 for seven against India in the fourth ODI cricket match here Friday.At one stage, South Africa were ... Read more...

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Drunk bar manager eaten alive by lions


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) A bar manager was eaten alive by lions after he wanted to play with them following an all-night party at a wildlife park in South Africa, it was ... Read more...

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International imports unlikely to play in Australia’s 2010-11 Twenty20 Big Bash


September 18th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Port Elizabeth (S. Africa), Sept.18 (ANI): This summer's Big Bash in Australia will be largely devoid of high-profile international imports, including Kieron Pollard and Chris Gayle - because of other countries' ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton Detained On The Accusation Of Cocaine Possession


August 28th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 28, 2010 (Just Flashed): The police officers apprehended the 29-year-old socialite, Paris Hilton, late at night on Friday on the accusation of owning cocaine. The policemen had brought ... Read more...

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ICC pays tribute to Umpire Koertzen ahead of his final Test


July 21st, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai/Leeds, July 21 (ANI): Emirates Elite Panel umpire Rudi Koertzen will officiate in his final Test match today when Pakistan take on Australia in the MCC Spirit of Cricket Test match at ... Read more...

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Hilton detained for pot possession in France


July 18th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 18 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton was reportedly detained in France after less than a gram of marijuana was found in her purse, but was later released. The 29-year-old was ... Read more...

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South Africa mulling over use of World Cup stadiums


July 12th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) The World Cup is finally over and South Africa woke up to a grim reality Monday -- what to do with all the multi-million dollar football ... Read more...

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Germans quietly happy about third place at World Cup


July 11th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 11 (DPA) Germans quietly celebrated third place of their World Cup football team on a sweltering Saturday night amid hopes for more success in the future. The start of school holidays ... Read more...

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Germany revamps squad for Uruguay game


July 11th, 2010 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, July 10 (DPA) German coach Joachim Loew made five changes to the German squad for Saturday's World Cup match for third place against Uruguay. Four of the changes were health ... Read more...

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South African bookies back Spain to win World Cup


July 10th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, July 10(ANI): Leading South African bookies, GreatOdds, are backing Spain to win Sunday's World Cup final against the Netherlands.GreatOdds have Spain on offer at 23/20 to win their first ... Read more...

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Loew laid low as flu hits Germany


July 10th, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, July 10 (DPA) German coach Joachim Loew missed his team's training Friday due to a flu which also hit captain Philipp Lahm and forward Lukas Podolski. But the coach will definitely ... Read more...

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Netherlands has the belief to lift World Cup: De Boer


July 9th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, July 9 (IANS) Former Dutch captain turned assistant coach Frank de Boer feels the present Netherlands team has the belief to lift the World Cup, something that was unseen ... Read more...

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‘Little final’ small consolation for Germany, Uruguay


July 9th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 9 (DPA) Germany and Uruguay will look to raise themselves for one last game Saturday when they face off in the playoff for third place in the World Cup ... Read more...

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2010 World Cup final tickets sold out: FIFA


July 8th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 8 (ANI): FIFA on Thursday announced that tickets for the 2010 World Cup to be played at Soccer city on Sunday has been sold out.Spokesperson Nicolas Maingot made the announcement ... Read more...

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Knowledge about Spanish players would help: Kuyt


July 8th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Cape Town, July 8 (IANS) Dutch and Liverpool striker Dirk Kuyt feels that his knowledge about Spanish players would come handy when the two sides clash at Johannesburg's Soccer ... Read more...

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Spain outclass Germany to reach World Cup final (Third lead, changing dateline)


July 8th, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 8 (DPA) Reigning European champions Spain reached their first World Cup final Wednesday by defeating three-time winners Germany 1-0 in Durban. Barcelona defender Carles Puyol headed home the only goal of ... Read more...

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Spain beat Germany to reach first World Cup final (Second lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
Durban, July 8 (DPA) Reigning European champions Spain reached their first World Cup final Wednesday by defeating three-time winners Germany 1-0 thanks to Carles Puyol's second half goal. Puyol scored in the ... Read more...

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Spain beat Germany to reach first World Cup final (Lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
Durban, July 8 (DPA) Reigning European champions Spain reached their first World Cup final Wednesday by defeating three-time winners Germany 1-0 thanks to Carles Puyol's second half goal. Puyol scored in the ... Read more...

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Uruguay must shed sorrow of defeat for playoff: Tabarez


July 7th, 2010 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 7 (DPA) Downcast Uruguay boss Oscar Tabarez Tuesday said his team must shake off the pain of a World Cup semi-final loss to the Netherlands before Saturday's third-place playoff. Goals ... Read more...

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Soccer City pitch to be in top shape for final


July 6th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 6 (DPA) FIFA expects the pitch at Soccer City to be in top shape for Sunday's World Cup final. The surface showed discolouration at the northern end of the Soweto stadium ... Read more...

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Brazil sacks coach Dunga, three others


July 5th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, July 5 (IANS) The Brazilian football governing body has sacked coach Dunga and three others following the five-time champions' quarterfinal defeat against Holland in the World Cup football. Brazilian Confederation ... Read more...

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